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‘Fun fundraiser’ supports children with Muscular Dystrophy

‘Fun fundraiser’ supports children with Muscular Dystrophy

MDA Toast of Life Co-Chair Elaine Ashourian said her goal was to have a “fun fundraiser,” so people would return to support children with Muscular Dystrophy. Judging by the joy her guests expressed, she accomplished her mission. Nearly 450 turned out to raise money to send children afflicted with the disease to summer camp and […]

Guests rock to Caribbean tunes during Morning Star’s Havana Nights

Guests rock to Caribbean tunes during Morning Star’s Havana Nights

Ricky Ricardo would have been right at home during Havana Nights, Morning Star School’s 8th Annual Gala and Auction Sept. 28 at the Haskell Building in Riverside. The event, which boasted Cuban-inspired cuisine, mojitos, open bar, casino games, a cigar lounge, and dancing to Caribbean tunes, helped to raise money for the school that services […]

DLC Nurse & Learn celebrates three decades of caring for children

DLC Nurse & Learn celebrates three decades of caring for children

DLC Nurse & Learn celebrated its 30th Anniversary of Hope and Miracles at the RiverFront Cafe Sept. 12. Local author and advocate Pam Tebow, mother of football player Tim Tebow, winner of the Heisman Trophy, was the keynote speaker at the event, which included dinner and a reflection of 30 years of miracles with the […]

Autumn in the air at fall festival

Autumn in the air at fall festival

The school grounds were filled with families having fun and harvesting memories at the annual John Stockton Elementary fall festival Oct. 25.  Along with the traditional fall festival activities, such as a cakewalk, bouncy houses and slides, food and sno cones, face painting and carnival games, this year the school added battery operated motorcars plus […]

Pink Out volleyball tradition continues for Bishop Kenny, Bolles

Pink Out volleyball tradition continues for Bishop Kenny, Bolles

The 12-year Bishop Kenny-Bolles tradition to raise awareness for the fight against breast cancer continued as volleyball teams from both schools squared off Oct. 8 to provide support for the Donna Foundation. Donna Deegan, a Bishop Kenny graduate, delivered an inspiring speech to a packed gymnasium during half-time of the Pink Out event. Over $5,000 […]

Fate of former Deluxe Laundry and Cleaners building still uncertain

Fate of former Deluxe Laundry and Cleaners building still uncertain

The long vacant former Deluxe Laundry and Cleaners building has remained greatly unchanged for the past several years, except for the boards put over the windows after the building was condemned in February. But a special magistrate hearing, held Oct. 10 ruled that building owner Anthony Saleeba has 90 days to correct the building’s code […]

Residents share concerns during DeFoor Town Hall

Residents share concerns during DeFoor Town Hall

More than 100 residents, city and elected officials, including At-Large City Council Members Matt Carlucci and Tommy Hazouri gathered for Councilwoman Randy DeFoor’s first area town hall since her election in May of this year. The meeting was conducted at Riverside Presbyterian Church Oct. 24. During the meeting, DeFoor, who represents District 14, and others […]

District 14 Town Hall Meeting

Join City Council Member Randy Defoor for a community conversation and update. OCTOBER 24TH AT 6:00PM LOCATED AT RIVERSIDE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, BITTINGER HALL, 849 PARK ST All are invited. If you have any questions or wish to summit a topic for the Council Member to address, please reach out to [email protected] or 904-255-5160